Defikopter drone air-drops a defibrillator to EMTs on the ground

The Defikopter is a UAV that can be activated by a smartphone app to automatically take to the skies and drop a defibrillator to medical personnel on the ground, shaving precious seconds from the time it takes to receive treatment for cardiac arrest.

The idea for the drone comes from Definetz, a non-profit group dedicated to preventing deaths due to heart failure.

via Defikopter drone air-drops a defibrillator to EMTs on the ground.

Interesting idea. Won’t work here in the Land o’ the Lawsuit.


Comments

  1. Charles S. Krin, DO (ret) says:

    chuckle….back in the early 1980s, we were informed that part of the testing of the LifePak V for USAF approval was to drop the test models from a helo 50 feet above a paved pad, and the LPV had to *work* after hitting the ground…